Top rated 20 philosophical insight movies with distinctive directing

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a philosophical insight and distinctive directing! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a philosophical insight and distinctive directing, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Naked Singularity (2021)

When a successful New York public defender loses his first case, he is pulled into a drug heist by a former client in an effort to beat the broken system at its own game.

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2021-08-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Boyega, Olivia Cooke

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    on the verge of nervous breakdown
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit messy
  3. Ranked #2 for
    absolutely pleasureable

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2 Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)

At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.

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2019-09-06 | Drama / History

Cast

Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 5.935
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    inhumane character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    snail pace
  3. Ranked #1 for
    distinctive directing

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3 Aniara (2019)

A ship carrying settlers to a new home on Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.

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2019-05-17 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Emelie Jonsson, Arvin Kananian

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    vast story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    brightly lit imagery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pessimistic view

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4 Neptune Frost (2022)

In the hilltops of Burundi, a group of escaped coltan miners form an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective. From their camp in an otherworldly e-waste dump, they attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region's natural resources – and its people. When an intersex runaway and an escaped coltan miner find each other through cosmic forces, their connection sparks glitches within the greater divine circuitry.

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2022-06-03 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Cheryl Isheja, Bertrand Ninteretse

Rating

rating icon 6.333
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    ambient
  2. Ranked #3 for
    oneiric
  3. Ranked #4 for
    minimal character development

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5 I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

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2020-08-28 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley

Rating

rating icon 6.585
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    analytical
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scratching head
  3. Ranked #1 for
    obtuse

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6 Corpus Christi (2019)

A pious 20-year-old juvenile delinquent is sent to work at a sawmill in a small town; on arrival, he dresses up as a priest and accidentally takes over the local parish. The arrival of this young, charismatic preacher is an opportunity for the local community to begin the healing process after a tragedy that happened a year prior.

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2019-09-10 | Drama

Cast

Bartosz Bielenia, Aleksandra Konieczna

Rating

rating icon 7.658
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    piety
  2. Ranked #1 for
    idealistic man
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sinful

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7 Pain and Glory (2019)

Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.

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2019-03-22 | Drama

Cast

Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia

Rating

rating icon 7.397
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    famed director
  2. Ranked #1 for
    master filmmaker
  3. Ranked #1 for
    for introspection

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8 Monos (2019)

On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

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2019-08-15 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Moisés Arias, Julianne Nicholson

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uncomfortable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    thematically rich

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9 A Hidden Life (2019)

Austrian farmer Franz Jägerstätter faces the threat of execution for refusing to fight for the Nazis during World War II.

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2019-08-27 | Drama / War

Cast

August Diehl, Valerie Pachner

Rating

rating icon 7.161
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    conscientious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    transcendent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    ultimate sacrifice

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10 My Octopus Teacher (2020)

After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal’s trust and they develop a never-before-seen bond between human and wild animal.

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2020-09-04 | Documentary

Cast

Craig Foster, Tom Foster

Rating

rating icon 7.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most visually stunning
  3. Ranked #1 for
    highly intelligent

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